Voices of the German Resistance | Reflections

Dr Alex Lloyd, Director of the White Rose Project, reflects on a recent collaboration with the vocal ensemble SANSARA which resulted in Voices of the German Resistance, a powerful performance of music and readings about the White Rose. On 22 February over a hundred people gathered at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin…

The White Rose in Text and Song

Please note: this event has been postponed until further notice. Join us on 17 March for ‘The White Rose in Text and Song’ – a recital of German Lieder interspersed with readings from the White Rose members’ pamphlets, letters, and diaries in English 5pm-6.30pm at the Shulman Auditorium in The Queen’s College (High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AW).  

White Rose Project on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight

On Friday 21 February Dr Alex Lloyd was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight. She spoke about the White Rose group and the project’s collaboration with SANSARA which took place on 22 February, the 77th anniversary of the first White Rose trials and executions. One of the White Rose group’s letters from prison…

Lunchtime Lecture at the Weston Library

The White Rose Resistance in Their Own Words On 22 February, to mark the 77th anniversary of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl, and Christoph Probst’s execution, this lecture introduces the group through their own words, using excerpts from their letters and diaries in a new English translation by undergraduate students at the University of Oxford. These…

CONCERT: Voices of the German Resistance

We are delighted to announce ‘Voices of the German Resistance’, a concert devised in collaboration with the award-winning vocal ensemble SANSARA. Saturday 22 February 2020, 7.30pm University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford I will set off for home in a fortnight. I have realised that there is nothing more important than seeing you…

Meet the Author: Kip Wilson

Please note: this event has been postponed until further notice. On 18 March we’ll welcome Kip Wilson to Oxford! Kip will read from and discuss her award-winning Young Adult novel-in-verse ‘White Rose’! Here’s an excerpt to give you a flavour:   FEBRUARY 18, 1943 Gestapo Headquarters The cars screech to a halt, officers pull us out…

A Week at the Weiße Rose Stiftung

A Week at the Weiße Rose Stiftung Dr Alex Lloyd writes about her visit to the Weiße Rose Stiftung in Munich. This year I hold a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) to support my work as part of the White Rose Project. Knowledge exchange is defined as ‘the…

Introducing the 2019 Student Translators

After the success of last year’s White Rose Translation Project we are running a similar project this year, focusing on the White Rose members’ letters and diaries. We issued a call for translators in October 2019, inviting students at the University of Oxford to apply. Applicants were asked to submit a short statement outlining why…